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Someone should take a few of Jack White’s “white blood cells” and figure out a way to turn them into an energy drink — the guy just doesn’t stop.
The Nashville-based musician’s latest project is a handful of new singles featuring an unorthodox assortment of guests.
The first of the singles, “Fly Farm Blues,” is a solo effort commissioned by It Might Get Loud director Davis Guggenheim. As we previously reported, White actually wrote the tune as the tape was rolling for the rockumentary, which also features Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page and U2’s the Edge.
The reels on the tape went round and round for White’s next couple of singles, too, which were written and performed entirely by employees of Nashville’s Metro Transit Authority. White lent his production duties to “Transit’s” two tracks, “C’Mon and Ride” and “Afterparty,” both reportedly about the city’s bus system. Public transportation just got a little bit cooler.
And if somehow, you still haven’t met your Jack White quota just yet– White is also producing a couple of tunes, “Bohemian Grove” and “Atheist Funeral,” for Birmingham musician Dan Sartain.
Third Man Records, White’s Nashville-based label, just announced the release of the singles, which will be available August 11 on iTunes or on 7-inch vinyl (through Third Man). Pre-orders begin August 5 on Third Man’s Web site.